Photographic print of the Senate of North Carolina, Session of 1889

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2 images
Photograph by
Wharton, Cyrus Paisley, American, 1852 - 1929
Subject of
Falkener, Henry Hall, American, 1859 - 1931
Holt, Thomas Michael, American, 1831 - 1896
Wimberly, Dred, American, 1848 - 1937
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper and ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 16 × 12 15/16 in. (40.6 × 32.9 cm)
H x W (Image): 10 11/16 × 7 9/16 in. (27.1 × 19.2 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
1889
Description
An oval-shaped-sepia photograph mounted on poster paper of the fifty-one senators and Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina, session of 1889. The Lieutenant Governor and the delegates are listed on either side of the photograph, with their districts, cities and counties listed next to their names. Lieutenant Governor Thomas Michael Holt is featured in the center of the image. His photograph is larger than the senators. Photographs of Senator Henry Hall Falkener (R) and Senator Dred Wimberly (R) are located at the bottom of the photograph. There are no inscriptions or marks, front or back.
Topic
African American
American South
Photography
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1865-1921
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Margaret Falkener DeLorme, Waldo C. Falkener, Cameron S. Falkener and Gilbert E. DeLorme
Object number
2014.94.18
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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